"The differences in bone density and the amount of fluid in a child’s brain compared to an adult’s brain could allow children to absorb greater quantities of RF (radiofrequency) energy deeper into their brains than adults... the current exposure limits may not reflect the latest research on RF energy".
Oct 4, 2011 - Health Canada encouraged “parents to reduce children's RF (radiofrequency radiation) exposure from cell phones since children are typically more sensitive" and "there is currently a lack of scientific information regarding the potential health impacts of cell phones on children".
"having worked in educational IT (with both public and private schools), I have to say that the idea of launching BYOD at the K-12 level makes me shudder. There are several serious concerns that should be forefront in the minds of school IT staff, administrators, teachers, and parents about BYOD in schools."
Read more: http://www.cultofmac.com/176277/why-byod-is-a-disaster-waiting-to-happen-for-schools/#cYzqtKs0JMCllqoF.99
"Wi-Fi in schools is an unprecedented and unethical experiment involving the continuous radiation of children with microwave level frequencies, a possible cancer risk according to the WHO, that is considered by our government to be harmful to children, and it is happening without the consent of children, parents and school staff, including pregnant women who are more vulnerable...
"About technology in education, we need to think carefully about simply buying the latest hardware such as tablets, smart boards, etc. and claiming that our schools are hi-tech. It may be nice to be able to recite how many i-whatever we have in our schools, but simply having more toys in schools will only perpetuate the already foolish use of technologies in our society in many cases.
For Your Family
"Given the many changes that continue to occur in Information Technology, families have struggled in recent times to provide the best technology tools for their children to be successful at school. In some respects, the "commercialism" of technology has pushed parents to rush out and purchase the latest and greatest technological device with the intention that their child requires a specific tool to be more successful at school and eventually post secondary education and/or the work force. To this end, School District No. 27 would like parents and families to note the following with their technology purchases: